Why choose Leicester?

A map of the United Kingdom showing Leicester and other large cities

The University of Leicester is based in the City of Leicester, 100 miles north of London. Leicester is the tenth largest city in Britain with a population of approximately 300,000. The city is proud of its cultural diversity, with many races and religions living side by side. There are many shared cultural events and, for instance, Leicester's Diwali celebrations are the largest outside India.

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Contact Information

For futher information please contact the International Office:

E: International Office
T: +44 (0)116 252 2296

For Erasmus enquiries please contact:

E: Erasmus Team
T: +44 (0)116 252 5142

For Study Abroad enquiries please contact:

E: Study Abroad
T: +44 (0)116 252 5687

For other useful contacts see the essential guide to starting at Leicester.